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999

nine nine nine [ˌnaɪnnaɪnˈnaɪn] num15 (Service d'aide médicale d'urgence), 17 (police), 18 (pompiers)
a fire engine answering a 999 call → un véhicule des pompiers répondant à un appel au 18
to dial 999, to call 999 (for ambulance)composer le 15; (for police)composer le 17; (for fire brigade)composer le 18
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SU-DOKU 5 NUMBER CLUES 0906 447 1430 (60p/call) ROI 1515 999 787 ([euro]1/call) SU-DOKU FULL SOLUTIONS 0900 586 4380 (60p/min) ROI 1550 999 104 ([euro]0.
SU-DOKU 5 NUMBER CLUES 0901 736 7686 (60p/call) ROI 1515 999 076 ([euro]1/call) SU-DOKU FULL SOLUTIONS 0900 586 4621 (60p/min) ROI 1550 999 682 ([euro]0.
The recording of her call to the emergency services is now being used in a film, created by Grey London, for a campaign to teach children to call 999.
e four-day Easter bank holiday weekend usually sees Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust experience a signi-cant increase in 999 calls.
Gwent Police have revealed 580,000 calls were taken by operators at their Communications Centre last year - of which roughly 73,000 were 999 calls.
unbelievable" This was the latest in a string of crank calls to 999 services in the region.
Police say that every year lives are potentially put at risk by hoax callers and those people who are not in an emergency situation dialling 999 and tying up phone lines and operators, meaning that those in a genuine emergency situation may not reach the emergency services as quickly.
I agree people should be more sensible, however, did you know that the only way to report a minor 'accident' is to dial 999 - even if it only involves a scratch to the car?
To free up the heavily congested line, police are reminding the public to refrain from calling 999 except in emergencies to ensure that callers who need immediate assistance are not kept waiting.
And as a result 999 calls in the region fell by 700 a day but 101 calls more than doubled.
A woman dialled 999 from outside Specsavers to report that she could not find her glasses, according to police who disclosed a list of inappropriate "emergency" calls.